The God Who Slummed on Earth
Up close and personal with the Minneapolis mayor
James Mercer has had no shortage of creative outlets over the last few years. But his main band, the Shins, have kept remarkably quiet since 2007's Wincing The Night Away, other than announcing that they were leaving their longtime label Sub Pop in '08. Mercer has now formed his own record la ... More >>
A man is shot and killed during a screening of "Black Swan" for eating his popcorn too audibly
Is there life after Black Swan?
The most riotous backstage movie since Showgirls
All open Friday
It's trendy, but is it tolerable?
The aughts saw indie rock go mainstream. Here's the top 5 indie songs we couldn't escape this decade.
Xcel adds cheap tickets to Springsteen in May, the Crystal Method to play First Avenue & Dillinger Four add tour dates.
The Twin Cities-based music blog will celebrate with DJ sets by Natalie Portman's Shaved Head and Gigamesh.
Lily Allen to play First Avenue, P.O.S. appears on B96 & Josh Grier talks gastronomy
The electro pop band rocks it up the second time around
Marvin Gaye's divorce album tops this week's pop culture picks
area theaters, starts Friday
George Lucas gets his 'Revenge' in Cannes
Darkness finally falls on the 'Star Wars' saga
Kiddie flick gets dark So we've all heard the scuttlebutt that the latest Star Wars movie will reportedly be the first to receive a PG-13 rating. "Slave girl" bikinis and patricide weren't enough to earn previous installments the dreaded 13, so what's so intense about this one? Perhaps those Cinn ... More >>
'Garden State' takes root in the barren period before adulthood
An open zine collects the manifestoes of street poets, single dads, and itinerant academicians
George Lucas sends another 'Star Wars' hurtling down the track
George Lucas resurrects his sacred franchise by Force in Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace